Detailed population estimates by ethnic group are available through Scotland's 2011 Census.
- The size of the minority ethnic population in 2011 was just over 200,000 or 4% of the total population of Scotland (based on the 2011 ethnicity classification); this has doubled since 2001 when just over 100,000 or 2% of the total population of Scotland (based on the 2001 ethnicity classification) were from a minority ethnic group.
Source: Scotland's 2011 Census (Table 2)
2011 Census Output
Follow the links below to get Ethnicity related interactive maps, charts, and data tables from Release 2A of Scotland's 2011 Census:
Further data on Ethnicity from the 2011 Census can be downloaded using the Census data Explorer tool.
Ethnicity Demographics Page